MILLEDGEVILLE — The following is information compiled from public records taken from reports of the Milledgeville Police Department and the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office. It is our policy to not disclose the names of victims. These reports do not reflect guilt or innocence. An “arrest” does not always indicate incarceration. The charges filed are noted in the narrative.
Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office
June 14 a deputy was called to a Highway 49 West convenience store in regards to a man asleep in a running vehicle. Upon arrival he was informed that a man drove up in a white 2014 Scion around 6:30 a.m. and never exited the car. The deputy walked around the car and tried to wake the man up. He noticed a used syringe in the passenger’s seat and a spoon with white residue on it in the back passenger’s seat. Upon waking the man up, he had trouble holding his eyes open. He was issued a citation for driving under the influence of drugs and turned over to jail personnel.
Criminal Damage to Property
On June 12 a woman reported damage to her vehicle. She discovered derogatory words scratched into the hood of her trunk. She also noticed heavy key marks alongside the front of the 2008 Chevy all the way to the end of the vehicle.
Milledgeville Police Department
On June 14 at about 1:30 a.m. an officer observed a man stumbling and struggling to keep his balance near the Baldwin County Courthouse. Several minutes later, the man was seen by a Georgia College campus officer getting into a white pickup truck that was parked on the 100 block of E. Hancock Street. He started backing out of the parking space but was stopped by the police officer. While speaking to the driver, the officer noticed a strong odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle. The man was arrested and cited for driving under the influence of alcohol.
Theft by Shoplifting
A store manager reported to police a theft occurring at a North Columbia Street department store June 15. The manager told the officer that at approximately 4:10 p.m. she heard a beeping sound coming from the front doors of the store, indicating someone was attempting to take merchandise without paying. When she looked over at the door she saw a man wearing a yellow shirt, blue jeans, and Timberland boots, running out of the door with a package of either T-shirts or socks in his hands.
—Compiled by Felicia Cummings